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looking down slightly at two syllabub cocktails on a silver tray

Syllabub Recipe – A Hamiltonian Cocktail

Syllabub is an English cocktail most popular from the 16th to 19th centuries. Syllabub has a frothed top made from milk whisked with sugar, cider, spices, and cream, and it tastes somewhat like eggnog. I …

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A glass with a Shirley Temple non-alcoholic cocktail, Maraschino cherry, and straw

Shirley Temple Drink – Simple Two Ingredient Kiddie Cocktail

A Shirley Temple drink is the perfect mocktail for kids. A Shirley Temple is so easy to make and the drink requires just two ingredients! I remember when I was a kid that …

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frozen mudslide cocktail topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, chocolate sauce, and chocolate discs

How to Make a Mudslide Cocktail – Frozen Mudslide and Traditional Mudslide Cocktails

The mudslide cocktail - whether frozen or traditional - is the perfect marriage of Baileys Irish Cream and Kahlua. Make the cocktail with homemade Kahlua and homemade Baileys Irish Cream for something extra special, or …

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homemade Kahlua on the rocks

Homemade Kahlua

This homemade Kahlua recipe is so easy to make! You probably have the necessary ingredients sitting around your house, especially if you're a coffee lover. Making it yourself means that you …

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homemade grenadine being poured into a bourbon cocktail

How to Make Homemade Grenadine Syrup

It's so incredibly easy to make amazing grenadine syrup. The homemade version avoids high fructose corn syrup and food coloring that are found in the most popular brands. …

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A glass of iced hibiscus tea garnished with lemon

Hibiscus Tea (Jamaica Drink)

Hibiscus tea (also known as Jamaica drink) is a refreshing tea made from hibiscus flowers. It's totally refreshing on a hot summer day and it's even purported to have health benefits. Hibiscus tea is …

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Hot Milk and Honey

Warm Milk and Honey

Warm milk and honey is the perfect drink for when you have a cold. My mom used to give honey and milk to me when I had a sore throat or a cough and it …

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Sugar Pie Hot Chocolate

The Best Hot Chocolate (Drinking Chocolate)

This hot chocolate recipe is, hands-down, the best hot chocolate I've ever had. It's so rich, so packed with chocolate flavor, that it's hard to put your mug down. I began to experiment with …

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Tea and Crumpets

Tea and Crumpets the British Way

Ever since I wrote about making homemade crumpets, I've been answering questions about tea and crumpets for friends, family, and readers. A crumpet is a type of bread most closely related to …

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Redbud Syrup

Redbud Syrup

When we house hunted, we dreamed of living in an old house with lots of character - nooks and crannies, pocket doors, and maybe a turret. We ended up in brand new construction …

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head-on view of a limoncello float in a tall glass with ice cream on the rim, served with a spoon and paper straw

Limoncello Ice Cream Floats

A bubbly limoncello cocktail is a refreshing summer drink all on its own. Add a little bubbly and a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream and your limoncello float may get you rethinking root …

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Baileys Irish Cream

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

My homemade Baileys Irish Cream is inexpensive, so tasty, and so easy to make right in your own kitchen that you'll never want to buy it again. It only takes 10 minutes to mix …

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